Review of the Access to Information Regulations (Updated)

Title or working title of regulatory initiative

Review of the Access to Information Regulations

Enabling act(s)

Access to Information Act


Review of regulations to align with legislative review


The Access to Information Act requires a legislative review every five years with the first review launched in June 2020. The Access to Information Regulations will be revisited after each legislative review of the Access to Information Act to ensure that they align with any changes that may be made as a result of these legislative reviews.

Date of last review or amendment (year)

Initiated in 2018

Targeted start for review (year)

To be determined upon completion of the review of the Access to Information Act.

Departmental contact

Ruth Naylor
Executive Director, Information and Privacy Policy Division
Office of the Chief Information Officer

For more information

Consult the Treasury Board of Canada’s acts and regulations web page for:

  • a list of acts and regulations administered by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • further information on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s implementation of government-wide regulatory management initiatives

Consult the following for links to the Cabinet Directive on Regulation and supporting policies and guidance, and for information on government-wide regulatory initiatives implemented by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada:

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit:

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